By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

In a follow-up on the COVID-19 situation in Iran, Iranian health officials reported (computer translated) three additional coronavirus cases, bringing the total to five, including two deaths.

“Two people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Qom and one person in Arak, bringing the total of confirmed cases to five in Iran,” spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a tweet.

He also said (computer translated), “This morning, the Coronavirus Campus meeting was attended by the Minister of Health and his deputies and a video link with the heads of universities / colleges of medical sciences across the country. The preparedness of medical emergency centers and rapid reaction teams, hospital bed readiness, public education, and the proposed health protocol for the March 2nd elections were discussed.

Head of the Public Relations Committee against the Coronavirus Campaign noted: By the order of the Minister of Health, the dismissal of all heads and deputies of universities and medical colleges throughout the country was canceled until secondary notice and all overseas missions were also off the agenda. Be.

Dr. Jahanpour added: The proposal to temporarily restrict traffic to the holy shrine of Prophet Fatemeh Masoumeh, Jamkaran Mosque and other places of pilgrimage in Qom has been presented and we hope that with the follow-up and notification of the Qom Governorate, this operational issue Be.

He emphasized: The recommendation of the Ministry of Health is the abolition of student and tourist camps and student cancellations as well as the cancellation of all seminars and conferences in the city of Qom until further notice and this has been notified to the relevant institutions.

The head of the Public Relations and Information Center of the Ministry of Health about the March 2nd elections and its magnificent elections throughout the country said: There is no particular consideration in this regard and the preventive and health suggestions and recommendations for holding elections throughout the country and especially in the constituency. Qom has been informed by the country’s election headquarters and the interior ministry has welcomed these items into its agenda.